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anti-bullying caucus. >>> a dire warning from defense secretary leon panetta. he says the united states is facing a possible cyber pearl harbor that could virtually paralyze the nation. fox's jennifer griffin has the latest from the pentagon. >> reporter: defense secretary leon panetta warning of the growing threat of cyber attacks against the u.s. >> cyber attack perpetrated by nation states or violent extremist groups could be as destructive as the terrorist attack on 9/11. attack o >> reporter: this comes after a former government official said u.s. authorities believe iranian hackers are responsible for recent cyber attacks against major oil and gas companies in saudi arabia and qatar. >> the shamoon virus was probably the most destructive attack that the private sector has seen to date. these attacks mark a significant escalation of the cyber threat. >> reporter: secretary panetta saying if the u.s. detects an imminent cyber attack that can cause significant destruction, the military could take action. >> the department has developed the capability to conduct effective operation
by an enemy attack. today, leon panetta is warning of what he calls a similar threat. we reported in recent days how hackers are suspected of targeting a whole series of some of america's biggest things and secretary panetta says the united states is increasingly vulnerable to the foreign hackers. jennifer goodman has more live from the pentagon. >> secretary panetta believes that we are in a pre-9/11 moment. his warning and his message last night, appeared to be for iran. >> potential aggressors should be aware that the united states has the capacity to locate them and to hold them accountable for their actions that may try to harm america. >> secretary panetta is the first u.s. official to confirm to recent attacks. there was a virus that wiped out 30,000 files on computers with an icon of a burning american flag. >> iran has also taken the ability to use cyberspace to its advantage to current officials tell us that the recent attack on bank of america was a response from iran to recent sanctions against its oil industry. he also referenced a cyberattack that struck the saudia arabia stat
at the sbreppid panetta warned the u.s. is facing the possibility of a pearl harbor that could shut down the networks and critical network systems. this is about 40 minutes. >> frank, five words, you deserve to be here. ladies and gentlemen, it is now my great pleasure and high honor to introduce one of the most talented and experienced lead ners american government. a mon who serves our country by meeting the extraordinary challenges of our times. i'm sure secretary of defense panetta thinks back to his days in the u.s. intelligence where he received the accommodation medal. as a member of congress he chared the committee. from there president clinton tapped him to become chief of staff. lee on panetta made and very public contribution to the defense of the united states of america and to our very own new york city. he oversaw the successful and daring mission that ended the life of one osama bin lad din t. persistence, courage and tenacity required to accomplish this remind me of a quote from president kennedy let every nation know that wishes us ill should pay any price be any hardshi
: and kelly, secretary of defense, leon panetta says he doesn't know if the two tunisian men are actually tied to al-qaeda, but he does know that the u.s. is not going to stop until they hold whoever murdered those americans in benghazi is held responsible for their terrible crimes. >> we are following up on what i see the arrest that has been made. we're doing everything possible to make sure we go after those involved in the attack in libya. as the president has said. our goal is t that we bring those involved to justice. >> reporter: five days after those four americans were murdered in that deadly raid on our consulate. u.s. ambassador susan write says it might have been a spontaneous attack and it might not have been terrorism and at the time she says she relied squarely on the intelligence community provided to her and she says the intelligence community's best ajestment as of the date of her television appearances, that's not good enough for senators who say in a letter of their own, either the obama administration is misleading congress and the american people or it is blaming the ent
of the charges date back into the '90s. >>> and defense secretary leon panetta expressing his disappointment with karzai. karzai wants the u.s. to send weapons and planes to the air force, but leon panetta told them karzai should not be complaining. >> we have lost over 2,000 u.s. men and women. we have lost forces there, and the afghans have lost a large number of their forces in battle. those lives were lost fighting the right enemy, not the wrong enemy. and i think it would be helpful if the president every once in a while expressed his thanks for the sacrifices that have been made by those who have fought and died for afghanistan. rather than criticizing them. >> let's talk a little politics now, you can score one for the obama campaign in ohio. at least every ohio voter can now vote the weekend before the election. the federal judge sided with president obama's campaign and overturned a restriction on early voting that the state republicans had put in place. it would have limited the weekend voting to u.s. military families and people living overseas. >>> and a cap on what many are call
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," live with your calls and tweets and e- mails at 7:00 a.m. on c-span. defense secretary leon panetta talked about the role of the defense department on the critical infrastructure against server security threats. he also urged congress to pass a site -- you bill that was brought in august in the senate. this is about 40 minutes. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> ladies and gentlemen. it is myladies and gentlemen, it is my great pleasure and high honor to introduce one of the most talented, versatile, and experienced leaders in american he served our country by meeting the extraordinary challenges of our time. leon panetta thinks back on his days as a first lieutenant in the u.s. army intelligence. he received a medal. as a member of congress, he chaired the house legislature committee before moving on to the director of a budget. from there president clinton tapped him to become the white house chief of staff. as director of central intelligence, leon panetta made many critical decisions. he made a very
the government and businesses can come together to stop cyber attacks. defense secretary leon panetta says a public-private partnership is needed to help security. it comes as iran made a series of cyber attacks on oil and gas companies in the persian gulf. they appear to be in retaliation for sanctions against the country. panetta called those attacks possibly the most destructive the private sector has seen yet. >>> western ammunition and military supplies were found on a cargo jet intercepted by turkey earlier this week. the turkish military forced the syrian flight to land on wednesday. state media reports missile parts, radio receivers, and other equipment was found on board. syria called the incident piracy, and russia said the search of the plane was illegal. it further heightens tensions between turkey and syria that have been firing shells at each other since last week. >>> 5:18. today test results could term whether a search will be called off for a missing girl in colorado. earlier this week, police discovered a dismembered body in a rural park. detectives are trying to determin
and that is the sequester. we know that mr. panetta, the secretary of defense, said that it would be a disaster, as it would be. and i would refer you to the chapter. where did that originate? where did that idea come from? it turns out that it can from the white house. it turns out he had a meeting with senator reid and congresswoman pelosi and suggested this. and initially and apparently they were not keen on the idea. now how much does the defense amount to percentage wise in terms of the problem that we as a nation face? if you talk about giving budgetary spending every year, discretionary spending, it is 50%. if you talk about the problem that includes entitlements, it is 13%. if you want to look at the $55 billion coming out of the sequestered, that works out to about 1.4% of our overall problem. but better than 10% of the defense budget. are you going to tell me that the solution to the national financial problem is cutting defense? and by the way, do you honestly think that the mothers in iran, that the north koreans, but the radical muslims including al qaeda which have been defeated but now it tur
secretary leon panetta says the cyber threat from iran has grown and the u.s. will take action if necessary. recent cyber attack against energy companies in saudi arabia and qatar is blamed op iran for retailiation for western sanctions. >>> many lawmaker on capitol hill growing impatient with the obama administration refusal to release video of last month's deadly terror attack in libya. today one of the central players in the conflicting narrative of that event received vote of confidence. herron hacatherine herridge has. >> hillary clinton publicly defended her assertion that video started the attack. >> ambassador rice had the same information as every other official did. >> without mentioning al-qaeda by name, the suspected group behind the consulate assault, secretary clinton told the washington think tank what happens in north africa affects national security. >> last month violence revealed scrapes of extremism that threat -- strains of extremism that threaten the nation as well as the broader region and the united states. >> two sources tell fox news that security video taken by ca
about ameri ber security. leon panetta spoke to business leaders in new york. told them some recent large scale hacking incidents show power grids and transportation systems are vulnerable to electronic attack. panetta wants congress to urgently pass cyber security legislation. the nobel peace prize this year goes to the european union. the 27-nation was honored for its work promoting democracynd reconciliation since world war ii. the committee also praised it econ5zj cs.and this is amazing. a spectacular sight in los angeles today. the space shuttle endeavour is rolling through the streets headed to its final resting place, the california science center. the 12-mile trip will take two days, and crdsre lining the route to get a glimpse of the shuttle before it goes on display october 30th. and now we return you to our encore showing of last night's vice presidential debate. >> i would like to move on to afghanistan, and that's one of the biggest expenditures this country has made. in dollars and more importantly, in lives. we just pas sad milestone ofosing 2,00 u.s. troops there in
, have about $225 billion of cuts spread across government and secretary panetta said we can find savings. just don't give us a number that's too ugly or big. there are specifics and things we can do this year to avoid the sequestration effect. >> mr. kaine, this week the u.s. supreme court is going to tackle the issue of affirmative action. do you think a college applicant's race should be a factor in whether or not they're admitted to a virginia college? >> the supreme court will tackle this case, which i think they last sort of dealt with in two cases from the university of michigan in the early part of the 2000's. the issue there and issue spending today, do our public colleges accept students and student body that sort of look like the state or look like the population they serve? my kids have gone to the public schools in richmond. they've come up in classrooms that are extremely diverse. they've gotten really good academic education but they've also really gotten spectacular education in living with the folks who are the real virginia today. we're increasingly diverse state and tha
. the president is on record as opposing those. secretary panetta is on record opposing those. no one wants those to happen. so that is not the plan of this president in any shape or form. what is the plan of this president is a plan that he devised with the full participation and support of the joint chiefs of staff and the combatant commanders, and it lays out a four-year defense plan that keeps our military, the best in the world, and keeps faith with the troops and their families. >> all right. we're going to have to leave it there, and obviously we'll be paying very close attention to the debate with these two regarding foreign policy. that will be the third and final debate between the two. thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> he faced his strongest challenge yet, and he won, but despite his victory, hugo chavez still has obstacles to overcome. we'll take a look at the path forward for the venezuelan president as well as his country. ♪ (train horn) vo: wherever our trains go, the economy comes to life. norfolk southern. one line, infinite possibilities. why they're always there to talk
spending, that's another big difference. president obama has worked with secretary leon panetta to bring down defense spending over the next 10 years. governor romney has talked about reinstating that and keeping defense spending at a floor, that it would not fall below. 4% of. two big ticket items, defense spending and tax policy. they have very different views. in terms of leadership, we would have to see what kind of leadership governor romney would have in terms of working with congress, working with a potentially divided congress we have now, in trying to broker a compromise,. which would,. host: this tweet -- lisa mascaro, one of our other viewers pointed out that if eight people are hard at work having meetings talking about the fiscal cliff, what are the other 520 something members doing? what are the other members contributed to this discussion? how are they preparing for all the big questions that will come up in the next months about the fiscal future? >> people running for reelection right now, so lot of people are fighting to save their seats and others are in a safer seats
force on the border on the jordanian side of the syrian border, secretary panetta described it today as aiding the jordanians, but having american troops that close to what is going on in syria -- is that not an escalation? >> we have always said that contingency planning is the responsible thing to do, and we have been working closely with it -- for some time with our partners. jordan has been taking an important role. as we have seen with the syrian regime's violations last week of turkish sovereignty, our partners in the region are greatly affected by assad's brutal campaign, so we will continue to coordinate closely with our partners moving forward as we have in the past. >> u.s. boots on the ground right next to a war zone -- is this an escalation? >> it is not an escalation. it is working with a partner to deal with the impacts of assad's brutality. >> as you know, many of the administration's critics would like to see a more active role by these troops. >> our position on providing military legal assistance has not changed. it is our position that what is needed in syria is no
the service. we are very closely partnering with the department of veterans affairs and rich secretary panetta, getting ready for the meetings, naturally. but the issue is that we are seeing transition as a career long activity. what that illuminates is that you can credentialed people. you can get a welding certificate that is portable across the united states if you are a welder. truck drivers, electricians, communications resource. the tougher ones are tankers and infantrymen. we are working with them to transition over time. and not just at the end of their career. >> today we have a veteran that attended georgetown and the university of oxford. costs for oxford or one 10th of georgetown. would you ask american private universities to provide best affordable education in comparison to overseas education >> well, first of all, you have to be a pretty smart son of of it, don't you? [laughter] [laughter] i think the educational benefits that have come online, well, there is a five minute warning. i didn't notice that. the educational benefits are very important. the new g.i. bill, it does pro
something about, i think. and that is the sequester. now, we know that mr. panetta, our secretary of defense, has said the sequester would be a disaster. as it would be. and i refer to him for chapter and verse about the size of the navy, the air force, the army. where did that originate? where did that idea come from? turns out it came from the white house. turns out mr. jack lew had a meeting with senator reid and congresswoman pelosi and suggested this. and initially, apparently, they weren't too keen on the idea until defense was thrown in. now, how much does defense really amount to percentage wise in terms of the problem we as a nation face? if you talk about given budgetary spending every year, discretionary spending, defense is pretty nigh on 50%. if you talk about the real problem which includes entitlements, defense is 14%. if you look at the $55-odd billion coming out of the sequester, that works out to about 1.4% of our overall problem. but better than 10% of the defense budget. now, are you going to tell me that the solution to our national financial problems is cutting defense?
and the loss of life. an attack that would paralyze and shock the nation. >> alarming words. panetta is pushing for new legislation that would require tougher cyber protection standards for power plants and rail lines. >>> jessica ridgeway vanished one week ago on her way to school in colorado. jessica's backpack was found not far from her home. and a body was found in the area on wednesday. police have not yet made an identification. >>> up close and personal, you are looking live at the shuttle "endeavour" on the ground in los angeles. it's making its way through the streets of l.a. on its way to the science center. a lot of people get iting a loo at the massive ship, moving along at a massive 2 miles per hour. 46 hours ending tomorrow night. people in l.a. are used to strange things so maybe a space shuttle driving down the street isn't so weird after all, soledad. >> that's amazing. great, great shot. thank you for the update. >>> still ahead on "starting point" gaining international support. also gaining some enemies, too, over her fight for women's rights. we'll bring you the very latest
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